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Launch: Fakery in African Spaces Special Issue 

  • Monday 18 October 2021, 5.30pm-7pm
  • Online - registration required

The Journal of African Cultural Studies is launching 14 papers, guest edited by Prof. Patricia Kingori (Ethox & Wellcome Centre for Ethics and Humanities) which represents a critical engagement with what is considered fake and those who make accusations of fakery in African spaces. It includes anthropologists, historians, ethicists, sociologists, geographers, and literary studies scholars.

Visit the event website for further details and to register.

Conference: Technologies to tackle substandard and falsified (SF) medical products in global health

An international conference on technologies to tackle substandard and falsified (SF) medical products in global health is taking place online between 9 - 11 November 2021.

The conference will be chaired by Kate Enright, Ethox DPhil Student, pharmacist, and founder of the Global Pharmacy Exchange. It is part of the Fakes, Fabrications, and Falsehoods in Global Health project led by Associate Professor Patricia Kingori.

Visit the conference website for more information and to register.


The Ethox Centre and the Wellcome Centre for Ethics and Humanities hosts the Oxford Global Health and Bioethics International Conference every two years, the most recent was held on 1st and 2nd of July 2019. Find out more 

The next OGHB conference has been postponed due to the pandemic, and we now intend to hold it on 27th and 28th June 2022. The venue will again be Keble College, Oxford. More details to follow.


The Ethox Centre hosts a termly programme of seminars, featuring presentations from members of the Ethox team, Ethox Centre visitors, and invited speakers. Our seminars are held at the Big Data Institute and the format is a presentation followed by questions and discussion. 

If you would like to be added to our email list to receive regular information on our upcoming talks, please email

Details of these and other seminars linked to WEH, are available here.

Due to COVID 19, our seminars are currently being held online. If you are on the mailing list mentioned above, you will receive the links to register to attend the online seminars.